Central Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 4,140 students in Central Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Central Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Central Union High School District are Southwest High School, Central Union High School and Desert Oasis High (Continuation). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Central Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Central Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Central Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,294 Schools
# Students
4,140 Students
5,952,381 Students
# Teachers
194 Teachers
264,811 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Central Union High School District, which is ranked #919 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#905 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Central Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.63
# American Indian Students
7 Students
28,351 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
28 Students
702,409 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,945 Students
3,303,374 Students
% Hispanic Students
95%
56%
# Black Students
25 Students
306,585 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
121 Students
1,290,217 Students
% White Students
3%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
25,751 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
294,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
458,150
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,156
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,338
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
443,865
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,171
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,696
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
457,616
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
465,035
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,250
499,550
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,028
493,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
956
477,486
# Students in 12th Grade:
906
484,615
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,030 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,730 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$62 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Central Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$61 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Central Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,030
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,730
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Central Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southwest High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Ocotillo Dr.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,987 students
Rank: #22.
Central Union High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Brighton Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,984 students
Rank: #33.
Desert Oasis High (Continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1302 S. Third St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4555
Grades: 9-12
| 134 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix Rising High School
Alternative School
1302 S. Third St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 336-4555
Grades: 9-10
| 35 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Central Union High School District
  • 351 Ross Ave., El Centro, CA, 92243-3110
  • (760) 336-4500
  • cuhsd.net
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 4,140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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